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“The Venus of Malta” (Standing Female Figure)

Clay. H. 13.3, W. 7.0, D. 4.5 cm Ħaġar Qim Temple (Malta) HM–NMA: 21295

Large Standing Figure

Globigerina Limestone. H. 48.6, W. 41.0, D. 11.5 cm
Ħaġar Qim Temple (Malta)
HM–NMA: 21203

Seated Figure with Long Braid

Globigerina Limestone. H. 19.2, W. 19.4, D. 16.7 cm
Ħaġar Qim Temple (Malta)
HM–NMA: 21210

Seated Figure with Socket for Separately Worked Head

Globigerina Limestone. H. 23.5, W. 29.7, D. 21.6 cm
Ħaġar Qim Temple (Malta)
HM–NMA: 21206
Figures from the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

Figure Lying on a Couch

Clay. H. 4.0, W. 9.0, D. 5.6 cm
Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum (Malta) HM–NMA: 20544

Standing Figure with Associated Head

Globigerina Limestone. NMA: 20524 H. 39.0, W. 27.0, D. 16.8 cm; NMA: 20521 H. 12.0, W. 7.0, D. 8.2 cm Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum (Malta) HM–NMA

Pregnant Figure

Clay, Shell. H. 5.9, W. 3.6, D. 3.4 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 9144

Embracing Couple

Clay. H. 2.3, W. 2.1, D. 2.5 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 9143

Head with Prominent Nose

Globigerina Limestone. H. 6.7, W. 5.3, D. 6.0 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 9135

Head with Braided Hair

Globigerina Limestone. H. 4.6, W. 3.3, D. 4.0 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 9138

Head with Bobbed Hair

Clay. H. 4.2, W. 2.2, D. 2.0 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 9132

"Priest" or "Priestess" (Standing Figure Wearing Skirt)

Clay. Head: H. 12.1, W. 9.9, D. 10.0 cm; Arm: H. 14.0, W. 10.0, D. 9.0 cm; Skirt: H. 33.0, W. 25.0, D. 14.0 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 9529

Two Seated Figures with Crossed Arms

Clay. GMA: 32211 H. 7.9, W. 5.2, D. 4.4 cm; GMA: 32217 H. 7.4, W. 5.2, D. 3.9 cm Xagħra Circle (Gozo) HM–GMA

Snail with Anthropomorphic Head

Clay. H. 3.7, W. 2.2, D. 4.5 cm Xagħra Circle (Gozo) HM–GMA: 32223

Two Anthropomorphic Heads

Sheep or Goat Carpal Bone. GMA: 32227 H. 1.5, W. 0.7, D. 0.9 cm; GMA: 32228 H. 2.3, W. 1.1, D. 1.1 cm Xagħra Circle (Gozo)

"The Xagħra Twin Seated Figure"

Globigerina Limestone, Red Ochre. H. 12.5, W. 11.0, D. 9.0 cm Xagħra Circle (Gozo) HM–GMA: 32189

Four "Shaman's Cache Schematic Figures"

Globigerina Limestone. GMA: 32190 H. 18.5, W. 5.9, D. 1.6 cm; GMA: 32191 H. 17.2, W. 5.4, D. 1.8 cm; GMA: 32192 H. 17.3, W. 5.0, D. 1.5 cm; GMA: 32193 H. 17.2, W. 5.1, D. 1.9 cm Xagħra Circle (Gozo) HM–GMA

Temple Model

Globigerina Limestone. H. 2.6, W. 4.8, D. 3.7 cm Ta’ Ħaġrat Temple (Malta) HM–NMA: 12951

Group of Three Phalli

Globigerina Limestone, Red Ochre. H. 12.3, W. 7.2, D. 6.5 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 9177

Two Fragments of Relief of Two Phalli

Globigerina Limestone. NMA: 9171 H. 14.0, W. 16.0, D. 5.0 cm; NMA: 21289 H. 11.0, W. 15.0, D. 6.2 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA

Sill Stone with Paired Spirals

Globigerina Limestone. H. 62.0, W. 125.0, D. 20.0 cm Tarxien Central Temple (Malta) HM–NMA: 14393

Altar with Reliefs of Interconnected Volutes

Globigerina Limestone. H. 38.0, W. 33.4, D. 34.0 cm Tarxien South Temple (Malta) HM–NMA: 14391

Relief Depicting Procession of Animals

Globigerina Limestone. H. 34.0, L. 110.0, D. 22.0 cm Tarxien South Temple (Malta) HM–NMA: 14401

Pottery Fragment with Incised Solar Wheel

Clay. H. 2.9, W. 2.1, D. 0.7 cm Ħaġar Qim Temple (Malta) HM–NMA: 21301

Stone Fragment with Incised Rays, Stars, and Crescent

Globigerina Limestone. H. 23.5, W. 30.0, D. 4.5 cm Tal-Qadi Temple (Malta) HM–NMA: 21314

Pebble Amulet with Incised Symbol

Pebble Amulet with Incised Symbol Stone. H. 3.7, W. 2.2, D. 1.4 cm Tarxien South Temple (Malta) HM–NMA: 9185

Cylindrical Bead with Inlaid Design

Greenstone, Gold, Gemstones. H. 1.4, Diam. 1.5 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 9183

Standing Figure

Alabaster. H. 6.4, W. 3.1, D. 2.1 cm Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum (Malta) HM–NMA: 20526

Pendant with Scalloped Edges

Alabaster. H. 5.2, W. 3.0, D. 0.5 cm Mnajdra Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 21312

Three Ax Amulets

Greenstone. NMA: 14365 H. 8.1, W. 3.5, D. 1.2 cm; NMA: 14372 H. 5.3, W. 4.2, D. 1.2 cm; NMA: 14378 H. 4.0, W. 3.0, D. 0.8 cm Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum (Malta) HM–NMA

Five Ax Amulets

Greenstone. NMA: 31261 H. 3.0, W. 1.5, D. 0.6 cm; NMA: 31262 H. 1.4, W. 1.3, D. 0.4 cm; NMA: 31263 H. 1.3, W. 1.0, D. 0.3 cm; NMA: 31264 H. 4.3, W. 1.8, D. 1.0 cm; NMA: 31265 H. 5.9, W. 2.0, D. 0.4 cm Xagħra Circle (Gozo) HM–NMA

Pot with Red Ochre Stained Interior

Clay, Red Ochre. H. 2.8, Diam. 4.5 cm Xagħra Circle (Gozo) HM–NMA: 34209

Two Scrapers

NMA: 21370 H. 6.9, W. 3.9, D. 0.5 cm Għar Dalam (Malta) NMA: 21371 H. 13.0, W. 8.0, D. 1.0 cm Xagħra Circle (Gozo) HM–NMA

Blade Flint

H. 9.7, W. 2.0, D. 0.7 cm Hollow Altar, Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 21335

Three Flakes Obsidian

NMA: 21367 H. 2.8, W. 1.4, D. 0.4 cm; NMA: 21368 H. 3.0, W. 2.2, D. 0.7 cm; NMA: 21369 H. 2.5, W. 2.0, D. 0.5 cm Xagħra Circle (Gozo) HM–NMA

Core Obsidian

H. 7.9, W. 4.6, D. 3.3 cm Site Unknown HM–NMA: 21317

Two Carinated Bowls with Incised Decoration

Three “Amphorae” (Jars with Tunnel Handles) Clay. NMA: 6949 H. 28.0, Diam. 19.0 cm; NMA: 9445 H. 50.0, Diam. 45.0 cm; NMA: 21369 H. 7.3, Diam. 6.3 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA

V Shaped Bowl with Pellet Decoration

Clay. H. 11.5, Diam. 32.3 cm Xagħra Circle (Gozo) HM–GMA: 21366

Carniated Bowl with One Handle and Incised Decoration

Clay. H. 16.0, Diam. 25.0 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 6923

Carniated Bowl with Incised Decoration

Clay. H. 11.0, Diam. 32.0 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 9246

Carinated Bowl with One Handle and Pellet Decoration

Clay. H. 23.0, Diam. 38.0 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 9235

Jar with Incised Decoration

Clay. H. 25.0, Diam. 26.0 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 6950

Handled Vessel

Clay. H. 19.0, Diam. 32.0 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA: 7036

Three Amphorae

Three “Amphorae” (Jars with Tunnel Handles) Clay. NMA: 6949 H. 28.0, Diam. 19.0 cm; NMA: 9445 H. 50.0, Diam. 45.0 cm; NMA: 21369 H. 7.3, Diam. 6.3 cm Tarxien Temples (Malta) HM–NMA